Kentucky to de-regulate landline telephone services; Verizon adds new stations to FiOS mobile app

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> Kentucky is joining at least two dozen other states in deregulating its landline telephone services. Article

> PCCW Global has signed a Network-to-Network Interface (NNI) agreement with Benin's Isocel Telecom, which will interconnect with PCCW Global's MPLS network and also implement cross-border connectivity with neighboring Burkina Faso. Article

> Verizon adds FX, FXX, FXM, National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD to its FiOS mobile app. Release

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> At Comcast's fourth-quarter earnings call on Feb. 24, Steve Burke, CEO of the conglomerate's NBCUniversal division, said that as much as 70 percent of viewing for NBC's Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon is done digitally and goes unmonetized. Article

> Continuing to complete an infinitely complex web of multiscreen rights deals that probably should have happened several years ago, Verizon, Time Warner Cable and HBO all announced key TV Everywhere agreements. Article

Online Video News
> While the open-source Android operating system dominates the mobile device market--holding an 80 percent share--Apple's iOS is far and away the preferred device for online video streaming. Article

Wireless News
> When it comes to the connected home, the wireless industry is getting mired in discussions about standards and infrastructure instead of spending time making the concept easy for consumers to deploy and understand. Article

> A top Ericsson executive believes that in the not-too-distant future, spectrum will become more valuable than oil. He also predicted that the industry will see a lot more investment in technologies that make spectrum use more efficient. Article

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